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#1137042 - 01/01/18 02:48 AM Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018
curly Offline
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Happy New Year everyone.

Paraprosdokians are figures of speech in which the latter part of a sentence or phrase is surprising or unexpected and is frequently humorous.

-1.Where there's a will, I ---- to be in it.

-2.Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear b----- until you hear them speak.

3.War does not determine who is right, only who is ----.

-4.Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. W----- is not putting it in a fruit salad.

-5.To steal ideas from one person is plagiarism. To steal from many is r-------.

-6.In filling out an application, where it says, "In case of emergency, notify..." I answered "a d-----."

-7.Behind every successful man is his woman. Behind the fall of a successful man is usually a------ w----.

-8.Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't e----- it back.

-9.When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses -----.

-10.Change is inevitable, except from a v------ m------.

wave2


Edited by curly (01/02/18 08:50 AM)
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Algebra was easy for the Romans because "X" was always 10.

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#1137048 - 01/01/18 03:52 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
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4. Wisdom - Have a very happy 2018 Curly and thanks for all the puzzles wave12

Bernie monky

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#1137049 - 01/01/18 04:19 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
curly Offline
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Good answer. You too Bernie, thanks.
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#1137054 - 01/01/18 04:41 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
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2. Bright newyear
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Life is what happens while you're making other plans.


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#1137060 - 01/01/18 05:48 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
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happydance12 Happy New Year curly! happydance12
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#1137061 - 01/01/18 05:48 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
curly Offline
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Merci Kevin, Bonne Année.

Same to you Gerry.
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#1137065 - 01/01/18 07:29 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
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10. vending machine newyear

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#1137068 - 01/01/18 08:06 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
curly Offline
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Thanks Joan.
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#1137083 - 01/01/18 09:58 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
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9- water lol12

happy new year !

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#1137085 - 01/01/18 10:01 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: niteowl07]
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8. expect newyear

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#1137089 - 01/01/18 10:07 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
michele rose Offline
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Happy New Year, curly!

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#1137095 - 01/01/18 10:18 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
curly Offline
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Thanks.
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#1137101 - 01/01/18 10:45 AM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
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Morning curly, Happy New Year!
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#1137109 - 01/01/18 12:20 PM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
curly Offline
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Hi Gail, to you also.
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#1137148 - 01/01/18 04:59 PM Re: Paraprosdokians. Jan.1, 2018 [Re: curly]
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10. vending machine newyear
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